3D Printing and Robots – the April Webinar

April 8, 2013

scinec fiction robotScience fiction becomes science fact in my BreadCrumb Innovation webinar this month as I finish off my series of three webinars on my 13 trends for 2013.

This month we took a look at robots in our offices, aged care facilities, warehouses, on the road and pretty much everywhere we look, and the heralding of the 3rd Industrial Revolution, the thing that will for ever change the way we see design, prototyping, manufacturing, retailing and every other thing we do and buy – 3D printing.

These horizon game changers need to be on every decision makers radar strategy screen and we must start thinking now how and when they may start disrupting and changing our world and business.

We also stopped off along the way to celebrate the 40th birthday of mobile phones and explore what this little invention has meant to the world and also chat about a couple of great teenagers with incredible innovation skills and what they’ve invented.

Have a look at this month’s webinar (47 minutes) and be sure to join me on Monday 13th May 2013 @ 1.00 p.m. AEST when I begin a series of webinars sharing the how, what, where, who and why of innovation, taking you behind the scenes of my BreadCrumb Innovation program and show you the step by step proven formula of how I bring Innovation and Foresight to an orgnaisation. click here to reserve your spot.

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How do we feed 9.7 billion hungry mouths?

November 28, 2012

heros_02_future_farming_600pxBy 2050 we will have added 2.5 billion people to our planet (up from 7.07 billion currently to a projected 9.7 billion in 2050) one of the biggest questions around coping with this huge growth is how will we be able to feed and water everyone?

In this weeks segment David Dowsett of ABC Radio Wide Bay and I chat about the Future of Farming and the innovations that may be ahead to help us cope, including laboratory grown meat; synthetic foods; growing crops with no water or salt water; the change a growing middle class in developing nations may have on our food supply and demands; growing crops in cities; vertical gardens grown in purpose-built skyscrapers; box gardens and the rise and rise of farming robots.

Have a listen now and share your thoughts on the Future of Farming and Food supply.